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Rocketfish Portable Universal AC/DC/USB Power Supply

Starting date:
April 1, 2009
Posting date:
April 1, 2009
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Electrical Hazard, Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500001977

Affected products

Rocketfish Portable Universal AC/DC/USB Power Supply

Product description

This recall involves the portable universal AC/DC/USB power supply sold under the brand Rocketfish. The power supply is for use with portable electronics including laptops, USB devices, DVD players, portable gaming systems, cell phones, and MP3 players. The recalled power supply has the model number RF-INV80, which can be found in the bottom left corner on the base of the unit.

Hazard identified

There have been reports of spontaneous fire in units during charging of the battery due to an unknown defect in the product. The precise cause of the fires has not been determined.

There have been three reported incidents in the United States of minor property damage.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 90 units of the recalled products were sold exclusively at Best Buy stores across Canada and through Internet sales.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2008 to February 2009.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Best Buy Canada Ltd.
Burnaby
CANADA
Manufacturer
Stone Technology, Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers who own the recalled Rocketfish portable power supply are asked to immediately unplug and stop using the device.

For more information, consumers may contact 1-800-233-0462.

Consumers may also visit the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) website for more information regarding this recall.